Pratapa icetas contractus  (Leech,1890)

Pratapa icetas contractus ♂ Up. Pratapa icetas contractus ♂ Un. Pratapa icetas contractus ♀ Up. Pratapa icetas contractus ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Lao Cai, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)
Pratapa icetas contractus ♂ Up. Pratapa icetas contractus ♂ Un. Pratapa icetas contractus ♀ Up. Pratapa icetas contractus ♀ Un.
♂, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito) ♀, Ha Giang, Vietnam. (photo by K.Saito)

ON : Iolaus contractus Leech,1890
OD : Entomologist 23:39.
TL : China.
Distribution : N.Vietnam, China.

Specimens Examined

[ VIETNAM ]
Ha Giang : 2♂ 1♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Lao Cai : 2♀.
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec

Vinh Phuc : 1♂ (photo by K.Saito).
JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec


Notes
Examples of N.Vietnam are close to ssp.contractus in China. Further taxonomic study is needed.

Literature

Leech, J.H.,1890 : New species of lepidoptera from China.
Entomologist 23:26-50.

2011.03.15 - 2020.02.29.
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